Applications for the December 2013 JLPT are open. The test will be held on Sunday, 1st December and applications close Friday, 13 September. Applications are available at the Japanese Consulate, Level 15, AIG Building, 41 Shortland Street (note new address) or if you send a stamped, self-addressed A4 envelope to the same address, consulate staff can send … More Applications for JLPT are open
Teaching opportunity – mid-August to mid-September, teaching Japanese University graduates one-on-one. Monday to Friday afternoons, about 8 positions available. Call Grant on 021 0293 0520
Call for submissions: JETAA New Zealand Country Representative This is an exciting opportunity for any JETAA members interested in contributing to the JETAA community to become the New Zealand Country Representative (CR). You are invited to apply for the following Country Representative (CR) role. The CR role is a 2-year position, requiring a few hours per week, an active interest … More Call for submissions: JETAA New Zealand Country Representative
Exciting news, Tokyo is a candidate city for the 2020 Olympic games alongside Madrid and Istanbul. The International Olympic Committee will elect the host city on 7 September 2013. Ganbare Japan!
Hello and welcome. I hope you enjoy reading about what JETAA Auckland members have been up to these last few months. The Chapter has been busy from the get go with the first event of the year being our Annual General Meeting. This was an election year and at the AGM we welcomed a new … More Update from the 2013 JETAA Auckland President
First Impressions of Japan Following are a few thoughts from participants who departed in 2012 about their impressions on first arriving in Japan. We hope to catch up with them later this year to hear about what life is like a year later. Nick – Hyogo Prefecture, Shinonsen-Cho From my brief experience of Yumura (Shinonsen-cho) … More First Impressions of Japan
Greetings! Welcome to our new look website. We have changed the site to reflect more about who we are and what we do as an organisation. In terms of social media access and areas to post relevant material such as photos please do so by logging into our Facebook group page. At the bottom of our new … More 2012 – An exciting year for JETAA Auckland
Hello everybody. I hope you are well and life is treating you fine as we head towards the end of the year. Well, today is my last day in Japan. I have been in Kyoto for the last 5 days where I participated in a Kyougi Karuta tournament at the 26th Japan National Cultural Festival. … More Kyoto, Kinkakuji and Combinis!
It has been almost two months since I last blogged! It has been a rather hectic time and the Rugby World Cup (RWC) has been a healthy distraction. What an amazing tournament it was! The next World Cup will be in England in 2015 and then in Japan in 2019! Here’s a few things Auckland … More Rugby World Cup 2011, Nostalgia and Planning for the Future
What a busy last few days! I hope you are all well. I wonder how are our 37 new Auckland JETs are getting on in Japan. If any of you new JETs in Japan are reading this, please get in contact and let us know how you’ve settled in and if there’s anything we can … More Building Community & Cross-cultural Reflections